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Sumitomo/Goodyear: Performance was an issue

When Sam Gibara-led Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. entered into an alliance with Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. in 1999, it was considered by all accounts a bold move. Not everyone, however, was optimistic that the union would work out for both parties.

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High and UHP tire number crunching

You would be hard-pressed to find a segment of the automotive aftermarket that has had the dramatic, sustained growth of ultra-high performance tires. Would you believe a 947% increase in the United States over the last 20 years?

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MTD Facts Issue: retreading market share

More truck tires in the United States are retreaded using the Bandag precure system than any other. The Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Group oversees Bandag retreading.

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Sounds like a plan: Hankook markets brand

In a move designed to build brand recognition and accelerate the growth of its market share in the United States, Hankook Tire America Corp. has unveiled plans for a broad range of marketing activities throughout 2011.

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